Flashcards - GACE English: Ancient & Modern World Literature

Flashcards - GACE English: Ancient & Modern World Literature
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Candide
Candide, ou l'Optimisme is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment
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tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
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Iliad
The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer
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Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
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Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
Iliad
The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer
tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
Candide
Candide, ou l'Optimisme is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment
Euclid
Euclid , sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "father of geometry"
Plato
Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world
comedy
In a modern sense, comedy refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film, and stand-up comedy
Sophocles
Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived
theater
A theater, theatre or playhouse, is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed or other performances such as musical concerts may be produced

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